During a 14 minute stretch of the second half Nebraska Wesleyan scored just two points as Mount Marty College rolled to a 74-41 victory over the Prairie Wolves in GPAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 4) at Snyder Arena in Lincoln, Neb.
NWU has now lost three straight games to fall to 5-3 overall and 1-2 in the GPAC, while Mount Marty improves to 8-3 and 2-1 in GPAC.
Nebraska Wesleyan hit just 6-31 shots in the second half for 19.4 percent as they managed just 16 second half points. The Prairie Wolves were down just 10 points at 43-33 with 16:06 to play after Sadie Struebing converted 1-2 at the free throw line. Mount Marty then scored 14 unanswered points and went on a 25-2 run over the next 14 minutes to make the game a blowout victory.
NWU made just one field goal from the 17:00 minute mark to the 8:18 mark in the second half.
Mount Marty on the other hand made 12-25 from 3-point range in the game. The Lancers had three different players in double figures led by Cassie Neth with 19 points. Jenny Miller scored 17 and Taylor Forsch scored 14.
For NWU, Sadie Struebing was the lone Prairie Wolf in double figures with 10 points to go along with her eight rebounds. Mallory Shanahan led NWU with nine rebounds, but had was 1-3 from the free throw line to have her streak of 26 consecutive made free throws snapped.
NWU will next play rival Doane College next Saturday (Dec. 11) at 2 pm at Snyder Arena.